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fanwort

[fahn-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈfɑnˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/
noun
1.
any aquatic plant belonging to the genus Cabomba, of the water lily family, having very small flowers and submerged and floating leaves.
Origin of fanwort
fan1 + wort2
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  • Hydrilla and fanwort are two exotic species which fall into this category.
  • The fanwort is more of a nuisance than a major problem.
  • Field host range studies suggested the weevil is specific to fanwort.

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